MDE20920 - Shrewsborough Castle Common / Castle Common (Place)


The enclosure award for this area was made in 1864.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Enclosure award (1864) for Shrewsborough Castle Common. [1] The area is known as Castle Common on the 25 inch 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey mapping, and on the 2018 MasterMap data. [2-4] Castle Common is shown on the Tithe Map for High Bray. It is labelled "Castle Common" and given the reference 470, which the accompanying Apportionment describes as being 173 acres 2 roods and 26 perches of pasture, under the ownership of the Reverend Thomas Upjohn (Glebe). [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1864. Enclosure Award for Shrewsborough Castle Common.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <5>XY Map: Northcote, G.. 1838. High Bray Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 470. [Mapped feature: #45990 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 708 390 (1841m by 1040m)
Map sheet SS73NW
Historic Parish HIGH BRAY

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21032
  • Devon SMR: SS73NW/583

Record last edited

Apr 15 2019 2:44PM


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